BC Khimki and Valencia Basket in Eurocup Final
So, after two semifinal games today, we have two teams which will fight for Eurocup trophy tomorrow in Final game, BC Khimki and Valencia Basket.
In semifinal Game 1, Valencia Basket topped Lietuvos Rytas 80:70 and in semifinal Game 2, BC Khimki wins over Spartak SPB 77:73.
It seems that we will watch final that most of fans and people from Basketball world expected, even I believed different.
Actually, I was hoping that Lietuvos Rytas will defeat Valencia Basket, because they have one Serbian player, Aleksandar Rasic and Serbian coach, Aleksandar Dzikic.
Brad Newley and Nik Caner-Medley led Valencia Basket with 12 points each, Victor Claver, Nando De Colo and Vitor Faverani added 10 points each.
In Lietuvos Rytas, Steponas Babrauskas scored 21 points, Renaldas Seibutis added 15 points and Tyrese Rice scored 9 points.
In semifinal Game 2, Vitaly Fridzon led BC Khimki with 16 points, Kresimir Loncar added 13 points and 9 rebounds, Zoran Planinic scored 12 points and had 5 assists.
For Spartak SPB, Yotam Halperin and Patrick Beverley scored 15 points each, Valery Likhodey added 12 points.
Tomorrow at 13.30 CET, Lietuvos Rytas will meet Spartak SPN in third-place game and finally, at 16.30 CET, BC Khimki and Valencia Basket will fight for 2012 Eurocup title.